The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

March DADness + MORE

  Excitement, emotional roller coasters, surprises, disappointments, upsets, success, and unforgettable moments. Those words are a short summary of the NCAA College Basketball National Tournament, also known as March Madness. Those exact same words can also be used to describe fatherhood. Much.... More »

How the Hard Work of Youth Sports is Still Fun

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. There is rarely anything fun about the hard work of youth sports. Although hard work and fun can co-exist in youth sports, let’s not sugar coat the sweat, the sore muscles, and the exhaustion that yo.... More »
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Do You Have Resilient Children? Think Again. + MORE

  When I was two, I was playing in the sandbox with my sister. My dad was mowing the lawn and he asked her to go inside and get him a drink. As he went back to his work, turning his back for a second, I decided to go for a walk. As fate would have it, the train tracks were about a quarter mile .... More »
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The Key to Success is Within Your Child’s Developing Mind + MORE

Every parent wants to know the key to success that will help a son or daughter thrive in life, that “secret sauce” for raising a healthy child. Does such a sauce exist? The answer depends on your mindset as a parent and how you turn your mindset into practice with your children. Here’s a quiz:.... More »

Coaching Youth Sports: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter + MORE

The heart of every team and player experience is the coach. Coaches have a choice of going down one of two paths. One is a win-based approach. The other is often called developmental, but I prefer to call it "relationship- and experience-based coaching. " Win-approach coaching is the mos.... More »
 
Most dads are task masters at handing out “Life Lessons” advice to their kids. “Gather round. Let me share my wisdom. Back in my day. This is how the world works. Be like Dad.” It’s all good. But sometimes, quite often in fact, we could learn a boatload of life lessons from our children…

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Have you noticed that there’s a new player in the sports media field? It’s TMZ, which broke the Ray Rice elevator video this week. TMZ also had scoops with the Donald Sterling audio this spring and the news last year that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault…

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11 Youth Basketball Coaching Tips

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 1410373459 1844901538 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREAt any practice for a youth basketball team, you’ll likely see coaches working on many of the sames things:  team defense, shooting form, offensive plays, the triple threat position and more. Many basketball fundamentals are covered in some fashion by nearly all coaches. How coaches teach those fundamentals, and reinforce them, go a long way to establishing player development and team effectiveness…

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youth football tournaments 1410373457 1677920989 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Common advice for runners returning from injury or other layoff is to increase weekly mileage by 10%
While I find that to be a generally good starting point, some runners are able to increase mileage faster and others must go even more slowly
From the orthopedic sports medicine standpoint, I often tailor return to running programs based upon the athlete’s unique injury situation

I often see young athletes with lower extremity stress fractures from running…

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